AboutWayne Smith III, Author at Affluent Christian Investor
Kavanaugh’s Not The Left’s Enemy, The Left Is Its Own Enemy
A recent conversation with a left-leaning relative yielded the concern that Justice Kavanaugh would do great harm to gay and women’s rights. I pondered his concern for a few days and concluded that the enemy of the left is … Read More
Info Wars And Stars Wars: The Unintended Consequences Of Silencing Offense
The recent decision by YouTube, and other social media sites, to remove material from Alex Jones’ Info Wars’ website has created quite a stir. The claim is that his content is akin to hate speech and thus violates the social … Read More
Why Biased Journalism Is Public Enemy Number One
Growing up, Public Enemy # 1 referred to the likes of Al Capone. Today, Public Enemy # 1 refers to the mainstream media – if you believe President Trump. As the debate rages on about this, I want to look at … Read More
Why Your Name Is Important, But Not The Most Important
Claude Maxwell “Tad” Smith – 1969 Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame inductee, 3 -sport letterman, 7 – 40+ yard touchdown runs in 1928. During two decades as the Ole Miss athletic director, he built an athletic empire which included 6 … Read More
Most of What God Has Given You is Not For You
I really enjoy the song, “Home” by Chris Tomlin, because the lyrics speak of the joy waiting for us when we get to heaven:
This world is not what it was meant to be
Removing Statues – Money Well Spent?
One of my all-time favorite movie scenes takes place at the end of Schindler’s List. Allow me to set the stage – Oskar Schindler was a German businessman. Pretending he needed Jews to operate his businesses, he spent most of … Read More
Why Good Questions are Your Greatest Asset
I never liked Shakespeare growing up – his literary style was too hard for me to understand. Yet, he once wrote something that I value. Consider this line from Polonius in Hamlet:
“Give every man thy ear, but few thy … Read More
How to Spot an Opportunity to Give Away a Coat for Free
While talking with Michael, the owner of our house cleaning service, he noticed the coat which had been hanging on the back of my chair. As he looked with interest at the coat, he asked where I bought it. … Read More
Obamacare, Trumpcare, or Whocares!
Writing about the problems plaguing Obamacare these last few weeks has enabled the sharpening of my thoughts on the bottom line issues of our healthcare system.
It makes no difference what we call our system – be it Obamacare … Read More
Obamacare – The New Age Robin Hood plan
Now that Inauguration Day has come and gone, many are wondering what Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress will do with Obamacare. Here are analogies on the effect Obamacare has had on the health insurance industry:
- Never having a … Read More
Obamacare: When You Want Someone Else to Pay Your Doctor Bills
“We have met the enemy, and he is us.”
Earth Day poster – 1970
I discovered the problem with our healthcare system – We want someone else to pay for our healthcare! We want … Read More
Does Obama Care?
That is a good question, but maybe not the right question! Allow me to propose a different question – Do we care? Do we care enough about our health to change our eating, exercising, smoking, and drinking habits?
The … Read More
Is Work Work, or a Joy?
Wow, what a great weekend we just had! A neighbor invited us, and another couple, out to their ranch for the weekend. We got to shoot stuff, trap stuff, drive stuff, blow-up stuff, fill stuff, catch stuff, burn stuff, … Read More